Hackers have released a new virus through Word files
Experts of the company Menlo Security has fixed the wave of cyber attacks on financial and IT organizations in the United States and the middle East.
The attack is a new multistage method using a vulnerability in Microsoft Word. The malicious documents are sent by email to employees of large corporations in phishing emails, reports TreatPost.
It is noted that the special HTML tags with infected items are contained in files in the. docx format. In contact with the device they are downloading malicious software FormBook, which is able to transmit under the control of attackers a large part of the functionality of the computer.
Earlier it was reported that Google’s Chrome browser caught in the hidden file scan.